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History of the Stoke City v Cardiff City fixture

Stoke City prepare to entertain Cardiff City at Britannia Stadium on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 19 games played, Potters have recorded 9 wins, and Cardiff City have come away with 6 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Britannia Stadium was just last season, in September 2005, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 11 FebCardiff City3 - 0Stoke CityCHMP
2005/2006Tue 27 SepStoke City0-3Cardiff CityCHMP
2004/2005Tue 05 AprStoke City1 - 3Cardiff CityCHMP
2004/2005Sat 28 AugCardiff City0 - 1Stoke CityCHMP
2003/2004Sat 06 DecStoke City2 - 3Cardiff CityCHMP
2003/2004Sat 08 NovCardiff City3 - 1Stoke CityCHMP
2001/2002Wed 01 MayCardiff City0 - 2Stoke CityD2PO

Recent respective form guides

Stoke City have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. The Potters have scored 10 and conceded 3 during this period.

The Bluebirds have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Bluebirds's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 6 against.

Stoke City's total of 30 points from their 19 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Cardiff City are leading the way in the Coca-Cola Championship, with their 19 games giving them a return of 37 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Stoke City650111215
Cardiff City6222678

FootyMad's prediction ...

Stoke City may be coming up against a decent side in Cardiff City, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Potters. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Stoke City Won 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
Cardiff City Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.